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Hymenopappus flavescens (Yellow plainsman)
Flaigg, Norman G.

Hymenopappus flavescens

Hymenopappus flavescens A. Gray

Yellow Plainsman, Collegeflower

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: HYFL

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Herb
Flower: Flowers in 4 inch head
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep

Distribution

USA: AZ , CO , KS , NM , OK , TX
Native Habitat: Prairie, Plains, Meadows, Pastures, Savannas

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam

Benefit

Use Ornamental: Garden, Perennial garden, Shortgrass meadow
Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Propagation

Propagation Material: Seeds

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Sibley Nature Center - Midland, TX

Bibliography

Bibref 318 - Native Texas Plants: Landscaping Region by Region (2002) Wasowski, S. & A. Wasowski

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Hymenopappus flavescens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Hymenopappus flavescens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Hymenopappus flavescens

Metadata

Record Modified: 2009-04-18
Research By: TWC Staff

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